AGENDA
FORNEY CITY COUNCIL
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
6:30 p.m.  Regular Meeting 
City Hall, 101 E. Main Street, Forney, Texas 75126
 

I.

CALL TO ORDER

II.

INVOCATION / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – COUNCIL MEMBER SHAUN MYERS

 
III.

PROCLAMATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

1.

17th Annual March for Meals Month Proclamation.

2.

Presentation to Sharing the Love for the Christmas in the Park Tree Decorating Contest.

3.

Presentation to Sharing the Love, Forney Lions Club, Forney Food Pantry, Forney Education Foundation and Forney PAWS for Forney On Ice Give Back Days.

4.

Presentation from Sharing the Love Foundation.

IV.

OPEN FORUM/CITIZEN COMMENTS

This is the public's opportunity to address the City Council on any matter related to the City. However, in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Section 551.041, the City Council cannot discuss, consider, or take action on matters not listed on the agenda. The City Council will receive citizen comments, and if necessary, may refer the matter to City staff for research, resolution or referral to Council on a future agenda. As described in the City's Public Meeting Procedures, comments will be limited to three (3) minutes.
V.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

1.

Consider approval of the Minutes from the February 19, 2019, City Council meeting.

VI.

CONSENT AGENDA

[The items on the Consent Agenda are considered to be self-explanatory by the Council and will be enacted in one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless requested by a Council Member.]
1.

Consider approval to accept the public improvements for First Baptist Church.

2.

Consider approval of a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with the Kaufman County Election Administrator for the May 4, 2019 General Election.

3.

Consider a Resolution approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Forney and North Central Texas Emergency Communications District (NCT9-1-1) for the provision of 9-1-1 services.

4.

Consider a Resolution approving a Chapter 380 Agreement between the City of Forney and FG-1, LLC for development located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Highway 80 and Gateway Boulevard.

VII.

DISCUSSION / ACTION ITEMS

1.

Discuss and consider action on a Resolution approving a Second Amendment to the Wastewater Contract with Kaufman County Municipal Utility District No. 3 to provide additional wastewater services for residential development outside of the city limits of the City of Forney.

2.

Vision 2025 -- Goals and Initiatives

4.

Discuss and consider approval of an Ordinance amending the 2018-19 fiscal year budget to transfer funds from the Capital Purchases Fund and CIP Fund balance to create a technology infrastructure project. [Read Ordinance Caption]

5.

Discuss and consider appointments to various boards and commissions.

VIII.

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

THE CITY MANAGER WILL DISCUSS CURRENT CITY ACTIVITIES, UPCOMING MEETINGS, FUTURE LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITIES, AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS FOR POSSIBLE ACTION, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING:
  • Department Reports (Fire, Police, Municipal Court, Finance)
  • Citizen Complaints -- Actions taken or to be taken
  • Upcoming Special Events
  • Personnel Changes
  • Commendations
  • Public Works/Streets Projects, Repairs or Construction
  • Park Issues
  • Inspection Issues
  • CIP Projects

IX.

COUNCIL COMMENTS

PURSUANT TO SECTION 551.0415 TEX. GOV'T CODE, CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS MAY MAKE A REPORT ABOUT ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST DURING A MEETING OF THE GOVERNING BODY WITHOUT HAVING GIVEN NOTICE OF THE REPORT. ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST INCLUDE: 
  • Expressions of thanks, congratulations, or condolence;
  • Information regarding holiday schedules;
  • An honorary or salutary recognition of a public official, public employee, or other citizen, except that a discussion regarding a change in the status of a person’s public office or public employment is not an honorary or salutary recognition for purposes of this subdivision;
  • A reminder about an upcoming event organized or sponsored by the governing body;
  • Information regarding a social, ceremonial, or community event organized or sponsored by an entity other than the governing body that was attended or is scheduled to be attended by a member of the governing body or an official or employee of the municipality; and
  • Announcements involving an imminent threat to the public health and safety of people in the municipality that has arisen after the posting of the agenda.
X.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, Sections 551.071, 551.072, 551.073, 551.074, 551.076 and 551.087.  Executive Session may be held, under these exceptions, at the end of the Regular Meeting or at any time during the meeting that a need arises for the Council to seek advice from the City Attorney’s Office as to the posted subject matter of this City Council meeting.
XI.

TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY AS A RESULT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION

XII.

ADJOURNMENT

This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available.  Requests for accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting.  Please contact the City Secretary's office at 972-564-7302 or FAX 972-564-7349 for further information.  Braille is not available.

I, Dorothy Brooks, City Secretary for the City of Forney, Texas, do hereby certify that this Agenda was posted at City Hall, in a place readily accessible to the general public at all times, on the 1st day of March, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. and remained so posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.